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synonyms for outrun

  • elude
  • surpass
  • beat
  • defeat
  • distance
  • exceed
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antonyms for outrun

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  • aid
  • help
  • lose
  • surrender
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How to use outrun in a sentence

When Murray faces the blitz, he can juke or outrun a pass rusher.
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I have mostly spent quarantine doing things, taking on new creative projects and challenges, because on some level, I’m trying to outrun my own sense of the world having frozen in place.
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Look beneath the surface and you’d see him sweating and paddling to outrun tax bills and bankruptcies and vast foreign debt.
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Doing it all, in Abovitz’s eyes, was the only way to outrun the corporate giants who also wanted to own the future.
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You don’t have to—just outrun the slower person also fleeing the bear.
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Here the “c” is hard and represents 7, and as the steamboat could easily outrun the “scow,” the phrase is easily remembered.
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Bill Barry's statement that the cru-colored bovine was "lively" and could outrun his sorrel mare was, at least founded upon fact.
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For a time it was easy to outrun the wolves and panthers, but at last they began to press hard upon him.
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He answers by showing how easily ships, without putting themselves out of breath, will outrun soldiers marching along the coast.
SIR WALTER RALEGHWILLIAM STEBBING
We may outrun / By violent swiftness that which we run at, / And lose by overrunning.
DICTIONARY OF QUOTATIONS FROM ANCIENT AND MODERN, ENGLISH AND FOREIGN SOURCESJAMES WOOD
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WORDS RELATED TO OUTRUN

  • be victorious
  • best
  • better
  • conquer
  • exceed
  • excel
  • outdo
  • outplay
  • outrival
  • outrun
  • outshine
  • outstrip
  • overcome
  • overtake
  • overwhelm
  • shoot ahead of
  • subdue
  • top
  • transcend
  • triumph
  • vanquish
  • whip
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serotinaladjective | [si-rot-n-l, ser-uh-tahyn-l ]SEE DEFINITION